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Voting Rights news and analysis from The Nation
April 16, 2021
Why Are Democrats So Determined to Block Court Reform?
The refusal of leaders like Pelosi and Biden to engage with robust court-expansion proposals is an act of pure self-defeat.
April 9, 2021
The Last Time People Tried to Get Baseball to Move the All-Star Game
A decade ago, a similar call to move the All-Star Game failed. What has changed?
April 8, 2021
The Lawyer Behind Georgia’s New Anti-Voting Law
Representative Barry Fleming, chairman of the Georgia legislature’s Special Committee on Election Integrity, has a history of restricting voting across the state.
April 8, 2021
The Next Fight Against Voter Suppression
Dale Ho on Georgia, plus Karen Greenberg on ending our forever wars.
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April 6, 2021
Baseball Says No to Jim Crow 2.0
Major League Baseball is a conservative institution. It speaks volumes that it moved the All-Star Game from Brian Kemp’s Georgia.
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April 1, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Georgia’s New Anti-Voting Law
It’s tailor-made to stop the expansion of the electorate that doomed Republicans in 2020 and 2021. Here’s how to fight back.
March 31, 2021
Will MLB Celebrate Jackie Robinson While Holding Its All-Star Game In Georgia?
For baseball to celebrate Jackie Robinson while providing financial and ideological support to the state of Georgia is an exercise in profound cognitive dissonance.
March 25, 2021
America’s Most Dim-Witted Critic of Voting Rights Is Trump’s Pick for Georgia Secretary of State
No one in Congress makes worse arguments for undermining democracy than Jody Hice. So, of course, Trump wants him running elections.
March 23, 2021
On Voting Rights, Ted Cruz Tells the Truth for Once
Expanded voter access benefits Democrats. So Cruz is telling GOP leaders they must stop it.
March 16, 2021
Stacey Abrams Knew Another Round of Attacks on Voting Was Coming
Georgia Republicans’ conclusions from 2020: Too many Democrats voted. So their focus is on keeping them from voting, by any means necessary.